Definition of naumachia
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LNS
naumachia, naumachiae
naumachia
ναυμαχία
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the representation of a sea-fight, a mock seafight
  2. a place where mock seafights were exhibited
Abbreviations
naumachia, ae, f., = ναυμαχία, the representation of a sea-fight, a mock seafight (pure Lat. navale proelium). Lit.: naumachiam commisit, Suet. Claud. 21: naumachiae spectaculum edere, id. Caes. 44: naumachiam exhibere, id. Ner. 12; Vell. 2, 56, 1; 2, 100, 2; Mart. Spect. 28, 12: voluptates naumachiae, Vopisc. Aur. 34, 6.

— Transf., a place where mock seafights were exhibited: edidit et navale proelium in veteri naumachia, Suet. Tib. 7; 72; id. Dom. 5.
 
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